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Orlando Magic draft history: Looking back on five good draft nights

Less than a week now separates us from the 2021 NBA Draft. For the Orlando Magic, what happens on July 29 will go a long way in determining the future of the franchise. Over the years, the Magic have had great draft nights and horrible ones as well. In what...
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NBA players who could have gone professional in other sports

NBA players are some of the most elite athletes in the world, as the psychical attributes and skills they possess can easily be used in other sports with great efficiency. But some NBA players started out their athletic career in others sports before switching to basketball, all while benefiting from the skills they gained in another sport. While looking at the athletic records of these players, it is easy to assume they could have gone professional in their original sport rather than playing basketball. Here are some of the best multi-sport athletes in the history of the NBA that easily could have followed a different career path:
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Portland Trail Blazers: Looking at recent NBA Draft history

The NBA draft is about a week away. As of now, the Portland Trail Blazers do not hold a selection in both the first or second rounds as they were traded. Most of the teams, those that own picks that is, are getting ready for the draft, mock draft sites are reporting their final predictions and the Blazers are silent. No rumors, no smoke screens on what they could do, nothing unlike previous years. Most fans know that this likely wouldn’t stop President of Basketball Operations Neil Olshey from acquiring a pick(s), as he is known to love the draft. It just means all is quiet for the Blazers as of now.
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Fran Vazquez still worst draft pick in Magic history

The 2021 NBA Draft will take place on Thursday, and this could be arguably the most important draft in the 32-year history of the Orlando Magic. The Magic have two draft picks in the Top 10 at Nos. 5 and 8 as well as the third pick of the second round at No. 33. It could be make-or-break time for the Magic, and the future of the franchise rests in the balance. With that in mind, we look at the ...
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5 best players in 2021 NBA free agency, ranked

With a loaded talent pool set to headline this year’s free agent class, a ton of player movement is expected to happen during the 2021 NBA offseason. Especially with a star-studded free agent class that’s bound to make all kinds of moves. Now that there’s a relatively even balance of power in the league, the upcoming free agency period will be an all-out arms race from start to finish.
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LeBron James becomes first player in NBA history to make $1 billion in earnings while still playing

Fresh off 'Space Jam: A New Legacy' opening to $31 million at the box office, Los Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron James' pockets just got a lot deeper, as the four-time champion was just announced as the first player in NBA history to make $1 billion in career earnings while still playing, per Sportico. That's no small feat, and it's a testament to the diversity in projects and endorsements James has his hands in off the court.
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The Most Athletic Starting Lineup In NBA History: LeBron James And Michael Jordan Lead The Dunk Squad

They have been much debate about all-time rankings and lists. We have seen analysts debate for years which player is the greatest of all-time in NBA history. What we can agree on is that the league has seen some of the most athletic players play in their league. Today’s talk is the “Greek Freak” Giannis Antetokounmpo and the athleticism he displayed in the NBA Finals on route to winning a Finals MVP.
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Five Most Explosive NBA Finals Series Debuts in Recent Memory

When it comes to the NBA Finals, what do Stephen Curry, Anthony Davis, Jimmy Butler, Devin Booker and Giannis Antetokounmpo have in common? Well, more on that in a second. The NBA Finals are the brightest stage in basketball. It is the last series before a champion is crowned. And just recently, we saw the Milwaukee Bucks bring home the NBA championship, which broke the franchise’s 50 year drought.
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Ranking the Top 15 Bigs in 2021 NBA Free Agency

Just a couple of weeks shy of the official start of the NBA's 2021 free-agency period on August 2, there's still time to dive into this offseason's class of potential difference-makers. While this summer isn't loaded with available superstars, there are indeed difference-makers at every position. As the lines between...
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BUCKS IN SIX! NBA MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo celebrates victory with a Rolex Sky-Dweller

After a 50-year dry spell without a championship title to their name, the Milwaukee Bucks won the 2021 NBA Finals – finally living up to the eight-year-old Brandon Jennings instigated motto: “BUCKS IN SIX”. This year’s victory, while certainly a team effort, can be largely attributed to the stellar performance of Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo who not only took home the championship but also the regular season and finals MVP trophies.
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BOOM: LeBron first in NBA history to make $1 billion while playing…

Fresh off ‘Space Jam: A New Legacy’ opening to $31 million at the box office, Los Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron James’ pockets just got a lot deeper, as the four-time champion was just announced as the first player in NBA history to make $1 billion in career earnings while still playing, per Sportico. That’s no small feat, and it’s a testament to the diversity in projects and endorsements James has his hands in off the court.
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LeBron James Surpasses $1 Billion In Career Earnings; Becomes First Active NBA Player To Make History

The haters can’t help but congratulate LeBron James on his off-court decisions via investments. James’ financial legacy has him in the history books with some of the greats like Floyd “Money” Mayweather.“Fresh off ‘Space Jam: A New Legacy’ opening to $31 million at the box office, Los Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron James’ pockets just got a lot deeper, as the four-time champion was just announced as the first player in NBA history to make $1 billion in career earnings while still playing, per Sportico.
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90's NBA Basketball Is OVERRATED! ➡ 90's NBA Centers Were Straight Trash

90's NBA Basketball Is OVERRATED! ➡ 90's NBA Centers Were Straight Trash The debate is always there – and ESPN’s rankings of the Top 74 Players in NBA history enhances it for the moment – who are the best players and which is the greatest era ever? In chronicling Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls dynasty, “The Last Dance” has brought the 1990’s back into the spotlight. But because of MJ and because many of the professionals who now work in sports media grew up during that time – are those days looked upon more fondly than they should. ✔️Subscribe to FYF Sports <a href="https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCX9T2vC1e3gsd-VHeJlk4jQ">https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCX9T2vC1e3gsd-VHeJlk4jQ</a> ► Follow on Twitter: <a href="http://www.twitter.com/fyfsports">http://www.twitter.com/fyfsports</a> ► Like on Facebook: <a href="http://www.facebook.com/fyfsportsdebates">http://www.facebook.com/fyfsportsdebates</a> ► Follow on Instagram: <a href="http://www.instagram.com/fyfsportsdebates">http://www.instagram.com/fyfsportsdebates</a>
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